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Welcome 2015: India Inc has reasons to raise a toast

Last updated on: January 01, 2015 18:31 IST
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On the first day of the New Year, Business Standard lists the important events likely to unfold in 2015 and make an impact on the economy, India Inc, markets and politics.

An action-packed year begins

ECONOMY

January:

Revised GDP estimates on the basis of 2010-11 as the new base year

The US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy review action

Announcement on the new body to replace the Planning Commission

February:
  RBI’s monetary poli! Presentation of the railway budget (Feb   25)

 Announcement of GDP growth figures for Dec quarter of 2014-15 (Feb 26)

 Tabling of the Economic Survey for 2014-15 (Feb 26)

 Presentation of the Union Budget for 2015-16 (Feb 28)

 April:

 Implementation of the food security Act

 December:

 WTO to come up with a permanent solution to the food security issue

 Sometime this year:

 Unveiling of the a new foreign trade policy

INDIA INC

January

Vistara, the JV full-service carrier of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, begins operations (Jan 9)

April-June

Launch of Reliance Jio Infocomm’s 4G services

Sometime this year

Flipkart’s next big round of funding

TELECOM

  January

 M&A guidelines for telecom

 Spectrum trading and sharing

 February

 Auction of spectrum

ENERGY

February

Auction of deallocated coalblocks

February-March

The coal regulator Bill to be discussed

Plan to roll out 100,000 Mw of solar power

THINGS TO EXPECT

GST Bill to be passed and sent to states for ratification

National Judicial Accountability Act to be ratified by state Assemblies

Restructuring of the Food Corporation of India

New oil exploration licensing policy

Madhya Pradesh to pass changes in labour laws

A change to the consumer protection Act

Change to buffer stock norms

A price-stabilisation fund of Rs 500 crore to check inflation

A new insurance scheme for price guarantee to farmers

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana (rural irrigation scheme) to be rolled out

A special drought-mitigation package

The pending free trade agreement with Canada and Australia could be signed

E-commerce giant Amazon to announce acquisition of Jabong
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